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Search for Vice Provost, Global Engagement


The Opportunity

NC State invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Provost for Global Engagement. The university seeks a visionary leader with international experience who is a creative and innovative thinker committed to moving the Office of Global Engagement forward in alignment with NC State’s strategic plan. They should accomplish this by integrating and promoting a global perspective in teaching, mentoring, research, extension and engagement, and by strengthening NC State’s international presence in an ever-changing global society.

Nomination Committee


Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden is pleased to announce that an open search for the Vice Provost for Global Engagement is now underway. 

  • Committee Chair: Senior Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs Rob Dunn
  • Soolyeon Cho, Associate Dean of Research, Doctoral Programs and Global Engagement, College of Design
  • Srinith Ekkad, R. J. Reynolds Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Deveshwar Hariharan, Graduate Student Association President
  • Peter Harries, Dean, the Graduate School
  • McKenzy Heavlin, Student Body President and Member, NC State Board of Trustees
  • Holly Hurlburt, Associate Dean, Executive Director, Academic Enrichment Programming, University College, Division of Academic and Student Affairs
  • Sarah Olson, Director, Global Partnerships, Office of Global Engagement
  • Seth Parrish, Associate Director, Study Abroad, Office of Global Engagement
  • Kim Strozewski, Director, NC State European Center in Prague, Office of Global Engagement
  • Sid Thakur, Executive Director, Global One Health Academy, and Professor, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Carmen White, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Global Engagement, Office of Global Engagement

The Buffkin / Baker search firm will manage recruiting and logistics for this search. Kelly Wick will be managing the search for the Provost’s Office.

Nomination Committee Meetings

  • Charge to the committee: 2.20.23, 3:15-4:45 p.m., Winslow Hall Conference Room and via Zoom
  • Mid-search review: April 26, 2023 (Virtual Only) – 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Candidate selection: May 8, 2023 – 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Winslow Conference Room and Zoom
  • First round interviews: May 2023
  • Finalist interviews: Weeks of June 19 and June 26, 2023

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